Archive for July 15th, 2019

No charges yet against cop accused of bank job

No charges yet against cop accused of bank job

| 15/07/2019

(CNS): A police officer who was arrested last week after he was accused of being involved in the burglary of a bank three years ago has not been charged yet, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has confirmed. Wade Gordon (46) was arrested Thursday in connection with a break-in at the Royal Bank of Canada. […]

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DoA to trial sargassum as fertiliser

DoA to trial sargassum as fertiliser

| 15/07/2019 | 34 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Agriculture is set to test out some of the sargassum seaweed that temporary workers on the NiCE project are currently clearing from local beaches. Most of the seaweed that has been plaguing local beaches is being collected and taken to the George Town Landfill, where it is being weighed and deposited, […]

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Woman sustains head injury in fight

Woman sustains head injury in fight

| 15/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A woman received a head injury in the early hours of Sunday morning during a brawl at a restaurant off School Road in George Town. The police said they had arrested a 36-year-old woman from George Town, on suspicion of assault GBH. She remains in custody as the investigation into what happened continues. The […]

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Dart gobbles up another 7MB property

Dart gobbles up another 7MB property

| 15/07/2019 | 157 Comments

(CNS): The Dart Group has acquired another beachfront property on Seven Mile Beach. According to a press release published on Dart’s website, the Cayman Islands’ largest investor has entered into a deal with Seven Mile Suites Ltd, which owned the Comfort Suites in the heart of Grand Cayman’s famous tourist district. The hotel is a […]

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Miller: Profit must go from health insurance

Miller: Profit must go from health insurance

| 15/07/2019 | 50 Comments

(CNS): North Side MLA Ezzard Miller, who has been calling for a single-payer system to address the increasingly problematic provision of health insurance in the Cayman Islands, believes that the profit motive must be removed from the insurance side. Last month government opened a tender process to find consultants to examine the publicly-owned health insurance […]

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WB man denies abduction and sex assault

WB man denies abduction and sex assault

| 15/07/2019

(CNS): A West Bay man pleaded not guilty on Friday when he appeared in Grand Court facing charges relating to a sexual assault that was said to have happened almost two years ago. Jared Timothy Radcliff is charged with the abduction and indecent assault of a woman in November 2017. The prosecution says he forced […]

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Over one third of petition verified

Over one third of petition verified

| 15/07/2019 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Just two weeks after the Elections Office began the verification process for the Cruise Port Referendum petition, more than 35% of the signatures have been verified. The latest statistics show that the campaigners have also submitted several hundred more signatures to the Elections Office, which now has more that 5,600 names to verify.

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Cayman finishes strong at Island Games

Cayman finishes strong at Island Games

| 15/07/2019

(CNS Local Life): Cayman finished with a flurry of medals on the last day of competition, Friday, 12 July, at the NatWest International Island Games in Gibraltar to bring its final total to 30. The men’s basketball team, which easily won all five of its group and elimination games, beat Saaremaa 75-63, for its only […]

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